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'Print Contents' command in context menu for drive root

This setting enables you to have "Print Contents" option in the context menus of the drive root, provided the printer is connected through the port LPT1 and not to either USB or Network printers.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
Context menu is a very useful tool to make your working quite easy. You have many choices for working on a file or folder. You just have to right-click the drive and select "Print Contents". The drive contents will be printed.

For this, you have to make changes in the registry. Go to "Start->Run" and enter "regedit" and click "OK". Search the key. Create the key "PrintHere" if it does not exist. Now, double-click on "PrintHere" in the right panel and enter the string data value of default with "Prints Contents". Create the subkey with "Command" name then double click on "Command" key in the right panel and set the data value with "cmd.exe /c dir /a "%1" > lpt1". Clear the settings you have made to disable.

After restart or logoff, changes take effect.

'Print Contents' command in context menu for drive root.reg

The '.reg' file will display "Print Contents" option in the context menu of drive root.

'Print Contents' command in context menu for drive root (default).reg

The '.reg' file will hide "Print Contents" option in the context menu of drive root.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The "Print Contents" option in the context menu of drive root is visible after the changes have been made in the registry.

The "Print Contents" option is not visible in the context menu of drive root.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\drive\Shell\] key, right-click and click on "New > Key" to create a new key with the name "PrintHere".

Third, right-click on the "Default" String value and click on "Modify".

Fourth, enter the value "Print Contents" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Fifth, right-click on the "PrintHere" key and click on "New > Key" to create a new key with the name "Command".

Sixth, right-click on the "Default" String value and click on "Modify".

Seventh, enter the value "cmd.exe /c dir /a "%1" > lpt1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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